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Sinbad (1971)

Szindbád (original title)
An old man is recollecting all the women he met in his youth. An old woman wants them to commit suicide together but changes her mind. The little town has a doctor whose wife can not forget... See full summary »

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Zoltán Latinovits ...
Éva Ruttkai ...
Lenke
Eva Leelossy ...
A fiatal Lenke
Margit Dajka ...
Majmunka (as Dayka Margit)
Anna Nagy ...
Fruzsina
Györgyi Andai ...
Setétke
Erika Szegedi ...
Florentina
Anna Muszte ...
Virágárus lány
Sándor Horváth ...
Valentin
Éva Pap ...
Szépszemü lány
Anna Czako ...
Valentin felesége
Zoltán Zelk ...
Nusdorf bácsi
Ildikó Bánsági ...
Mária
Mária Medgyesi ...
Paula
Ernõ Szénási ...
Vendelin
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An old man is recollecting all the women he met in his youth. An old woman wants them to commit suicide together but changes her mind. The little town has a doctor whose wife can not forget the old man, and the waiter who serves him his dinner doesn't know that Sinbad will soon court her. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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25 November 1971 (Hungary)  »

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Voted as one of the "12 Best Hungarian Films" ("New Budapest 12") by Hungarian filmmakers and critics in 2000. See more »

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Referenced in The Men Behind the Army (1999) See more »

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A beautiful tale full of paradoxes
14 June 2004 | by (Paris,France) – See all my reviews

A beautiful tale full of paradoxes.Imagine a film full of love affairs and not even a single sex scene in it !Well,such is the beauty of this great Hungarian film nicely shot by the legendary Hungarian cameraman Sandor Sara.One must just keep a thing in mind before starting to watch this film.It is not for all tastes.Those who have ample patience in dealing with philosophical tales should only proceed to watch this masterpiece.Zoltan Latinovits is marvelous as the aging Sindbad who aptly shows us that life is best enjoyed only when it is in constant movement.Watch out for a scene involving Sindbad eating numerous mouth watering delicacies.Sindbad is based on numerous short stories by Gyula Krudy.This film is considered to be a major classic of Hungarian Cinema.


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